Gregory King received his MFA in Choreographic Practice and Theory from Southern Methodist University. In addition, he is certified in Elementary Labanotation. His dance training began in Washington DC at the Washington Ballet and later at American University. He went on to participate in the Horton Project in conjunction with the Library of Congress. His training continued at the prestigious institutions such as The Dance Theatre of Harlem and The Alvin Ailey School. Gregory has performed with The Washington Ballet, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, Erick Hawkins Dance Company, New York Theatre Ballet, Donald Byrd /The Group, The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, New York City Opera, and most recently in Disney's The Lion King on Broadway. Gregory is also a dance writer in Philadelphia, writing for The Dance Journal, Broad Street Review, and ThINKing DANCE. Additionally, he has served as a teaching artist in public schools in and around Dallas, as resident guest artist at Temple University, part time faculty at Boston Ballet and Assistant Professor of Dance at Dean College. Recently, Gregory received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the National Society of Leadership and Success.
He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance and Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow at Swarthmore College where he teaches Modern and Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis.